“Fasting days and Emberings be,
Lent, Whitsun, Holyrood, and Lucie.”
Father Zuhlsdorf and WDTPRS is one of my favorite combinations in the Catholic blogosphere, for a lot of reasons, one of which is that he knows as much about folk and seasonal customs of the Christian year as yours truly, and believe me, that's saying something. Sure, I could do what he does, but one of us works for a living, and sometimes that means handing the job to (ahem!) an intellectual equal. And so, I'll leave the significance of this week in the good Father's capable hands.